The first table below looks at the demand for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 213 200 212
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing 4G 18 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 1.30% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 6
Average salary £24,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £53,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-24.52% +17.77%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1033 847 1075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.85% 16.28% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 866 704 912
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
4G
England

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

4G
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the South West region.

4G Salary Trend in the South West

4G
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

4G Salary Histogram in the South West

4G
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +1 16 £24,000 -60.00% 3
Wiltshire - 2 £50,500 -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 4G.

1 73 (72.28%) Telecoms
2 42 (41.58%) LTE
3 32 (31.68%) Erlang
4 31 (30.69%) Network Architecture
5 26 (25.74%) SIGTRAN
6 22 (21.78%) SS7
7 21 (20.79%) 3G
7 21 (20.79%) Linux
8 16 (15.84%) TCAP
8 16 (15.84%) INAP
9 15 (14.85%) C++
9 15 (14.85%) 2G
10 14 (13.86%) Radio Access Network
11 12 (11.88%) Finance
11 12 (11.88%) C
11 12 (11.88%) Python
11 12 (11.88%) Project Management
12 11 (10.89%) B2B
12 11 (10.89%) GSM
13 10 (9.90%) UMTS
13 10 (9.90%) Perl
13 10 (9.90%) Internet
13 10 (9.90%) Service Management
13 10 (9.90%) Subversion
13 10 (9.90%) Software Engineering
13 10 (9.90%) JIRA
14 9 (8.91%) Wireless
14 9 (8.91%) UNIX
14 9 (8.91%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (7.92%) LAN

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 4G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.97%) SAS
1 3 (2.97%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 42 (41.58%) LTE
2 26 (25.74%) SIGTRAN
3 22 (21.78%) SS7
4 21 (20.79%) 3G
5 16 (15.84%) TCAP
5 16 (15.84%) INAP
6 15 (14.85%) 2G
7 14 (13.86%) Radio Access Network
8 11 (10.89%) GSM
9 10 (9.90%) UMTS
9 10 (9.90%) Internet
10 9 (8.91%) Wireless
11 8 (7.92%) LAN
11 8 (7.92%) MPLS
11 8 (7.92%) DHCP
12 7 (6.93%) Broadband
13 6 (5.94%) SAN
13 6 (5.94%) IPv6
13 6 (5.94%) IPsec
13 6 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Subversion
1 10 (9.90%) JIRA
2 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.98%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.98%) Valgrind
General
1 73 (72.28%) Telecoms
2 12 (11.88%) Finance
3 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.98%) Advertising
5 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (30.69%) Designer
2 9 (8.91%) Project Coordinator
2 9 (8.91%) Coordinator
2 9 (8.91%) Software Engineer
2 9 (8.91%) Developer
3 8 (7.92%) Senior Manager
3 8 (7.92%) Senior Designer
4 6 (5.94%) Development Engineer
4 6 (5.94%) Senior Development Engineer
4 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
4 6 (5.94%) Test Engineer
4 6 (5.94%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (5.94%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (3.96%) Senior RF Engineer
5 4 (3.96%) RF Engineer
5 4 (3.96%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (3.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (3.96%) Network Designer
6 3 (2.97%) Data Analyst
6 3 (2.97%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) POSIX
2 3 (2.97%) CSS
2 3 (2.97%) JSP
2 3 (2.97%) XML
2 3 (2.97%) XSL
2 3 (2.97%) J2EE
2 3 (2.97%) HTML
2 3 (2.97%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (5.94%) Internet of Things
3 4 (3.96%) PKI
3 4 (3.96%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.97%) IVR
4 3 (2.97%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.99%) Handset
5 1 (0.99%) PDA
5 1 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Linux
2 9 (8.91%) UNIX
3 6 (5.94%) Solaris
3 6 (5.94%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.69%) Network Architecture
2 12 (11.88%) Project Management
3 11 (10.89%) B2B
4 10 (9.90%) Service Management
4 10 (9.90%) Software Engineering
5 8 (7.92%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.95%) Network Design
7 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.96%) Supplier Management
7 4 (3.96%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (3.96%) TDD
7 4 (3.96%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.97%) Waterfall
8 3 (2.97%) Analytics
8 3 (2.97%) Programme Management
8 3 (2.97%) Multithreading
8 3 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.97%) OO
8 3 (2.97%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.68%) Erlang
2 15 (14.85%) C++
3 12 (11.88%) C
3 12 (11.88%) Python
4 10 (9.90%) Perl
5 6 (5.94%) Java
6 3 (2.97%) PHP
6 3 (2.97%) SQL
7 2 (1.98%) C#
7 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.98%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.98%) Embedded C++
7 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.98%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (0.99%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (5.94%) Cisco
1 6 (5.94%) CA
2 4 (3.96%) SAP
2 4 (3.96%) Ericsson
2 4 (3.96%) NetScout
2 4 (3.96%) Broadcom
2 4 (3.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle
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